Data @ USA for UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency)|
Speaker: Nicole Smith, Data Analyst
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 7pm (virtual)
USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, protects refugees & empowers them with hope & opportunity. As the only organization dedicated to raising awareness & funds in the U.S. for the UN Refugee Agency, USA for UNHCR has raised nearly $280 million to help refugees in the past five years. USA for UNHCR serves the nearly 80 million individuals who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict or persecution.
More information on USA for UNHCR (the UN Refugee agency) is at unrefugees.org
The Hive is the innovation lab of USA for UNHCR (the UN Refugee agency) leading the application of data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning & emerging technologies to USA for UNHCRs programming to change the conversation around the global refugee crisis in the United States. The Hive has been recognized as one of the most innovative not-for-profits by Fast Company in 2017 & as an ANA Genius in Data Analytics & Adoption in 2019.
Come hear Nicole Smith, Data Analyst at The Hive, the innovation lab at USA for UNHCR, discuss The Hives journey with machine learning & AI to better serve refugees & how the importance of focusing on simple analytics & data science practices can change the culture of an organization & the people we serve. Nicole will share how The Hive has optimized the way that USA for UNHCR uses data to become a data-driven organization.
7:00pm - 7:05pm: Introductions
7:05pm - 7:30pm: Presentation from Nicole Smith, Data Analyst, UNHCR
7:30pm - 7:50pm: Question & Answer
7:50pm - 8:00pm - wrap- up
We look forward to your joining us for an engaging virtual talk.
Zoom link to follow.
Data + the Greater Good